Deaconess implements visitation restrictions due to widespread flu

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Deaconess is implementing visitation restrictions due to widespread flu.

This visitation restriction will be implemented at all of Deaconesses location in Evansville and Newburgh.

These restrictions will be in place at The Heart Hospital, Midtown, Cross Pointe, The Women’s Hospital, the Ortho Neuro Hospital and Encompass Health Deaconess.

The visitor restrictions are designed to limit the spread of the flu virus among patients, visitors, staff and community.

Those restrictions include no visitors with flu-like symptoms, no visitors under 15, and no visitors other than immediate family or significant others.

Visitor restrictions will be in place until further notice.

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(This story was originally published on February 15, 2019)

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